[xmonad] xmonad development (was: something in particular)
ac at acampbell.org.uk
Tue Nov 8 17:04:20 CET 2011
On 07 Nov 2011, Wirt Wolff wrote:
> Excerpts from Allen S. Rout's message of Mon Nov 07 10:59:59 -0700 2011:
> > ...
> Installation Steps
> * Install ghc, darcs, and if available, cabal-install through your
> distro. Any combo of versions from the past 4 years or so that your
> distro has decided are compatible with one another are fine.
> * If cabal-īnstall isn't available in your repos, follow the simple
> instructions linked from the installation page:
> * In a convenienct directory like ~/repos or the like, run the following
> $ darcs get http://code.haskell.org/xmonad
> $ darcs get http://code.haskell.org/XMonadContrib
> * Ensure that the C X11 libraries are available on your machine if you
> don't have them already. ( i.e. libXinerama libXext libX11 -- libx11-dev
> on debian based distros).
> * Then build and install xmonad and xmonad-contrib with the commands:
> $ cd $reponame
> $ cabal install
> > But insisting that new users be baptized into your church (or at least
> > attend sunday school for a few months) is really bad for adoption.
> What would you suggest to improve this situation? My experience with the
> xmonad community is that it's pretty friendly and responsive, so any
> suggestions you share should at least get a fair hearing.
> Best regards,
I tried this, but got "There is no installed version of base".
I found some solutions offered for this on the web but none of them
worked. I then reinstalled all the packages (Debian Sid) but still the
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